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live off sb/sth

( US live off of sb/sth) phrasal verb with live
 
 
/lɪv/ verb
to get the money that you need to pay for food, a place in which to stay, clothing, etc. from someone or something: live off benefits/income/interestlive off earnings/a pension/savings She has been living off her savings since she lost her job in December. Many young unemployed people are still living off their parents.
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